‘Be Safe’ lost property event – Weekend of 24th March

The BeSafe event is to be held at Hammersmith Town Hall in the Courtyard Room on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March between 9am and 3pm. A whole host of property that is believed to be stolen will be displayed. This was recovered from warrants late last year. The property could have been stolen from burglaries, robberies and from…

Hammersmith Grove Street Sale returns on Saturday 16th June

After a successful first time event last year, we’re delighted to announce the return of the Hammersmith Grove Street Sale which will take place on the afternoon and evening of Saturday 16th June. The event is run by locals for locals and we hope to have even more of you participating this year, either through…

A message from the BRA chairman

“Hi and welcome to the Spring edition of our Newsletter. Our apologies for the delay in publication, but you may have seen from our adverts for a Communications Coordinator, that we have had a gap in the role for a little while. Our thanks to Orlando for stepping in for the short term and helping…

BRA Spring Social rescheduled to Thursday 19th April

Alas, on the 19th Anniversary of the Brackenbury Residents Association, there was no stopping the meteo-monster known only as the Beast From The East… We would like to apologise to all members and friends for any inconvenience caused as a result of the last-minute cancellation of the Brackenbury Residents Association Spring Social. Due to safety issues…

New French bookshop springs up on King Street

French speakers now have their very own second-hand bookshop in Hammersmith – titled La Librairie. Sited in former restaurant premises at 377 King Street in Stamford Brook, it opened on February 20 to satisfy an unquenched demand for books in the French language. “We decided to set up the shop to exclusively offer secondhand books in…

Grove Neighbourhood Spring Fete returns Saturday March 17th

Grove Neighbourhood Spring Fete returns on 17th March from 1-3pm. The fete will be having it’s usual spectrum of delightful stalls and activities: Jewellery, Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Clairvoyant, Tombola, Gifts, Home Bake, Books, Raffle, Plants & Bric a Brac. If you have any nearly new clothes, quality bric a brac and gifts for the…

Tech start-ups thrive in Shepherds Bush

White City has become a thriving launchpad for tech start-ups, says Huckletree co-founder Andrew Lynch. Huckletree West is a buzzing new co-working space with more than 75 businesses and 300 members, situated on the ground floor of Mediaworks – the new 231,000sqft modern and flexible workspace in Wood Lane. It has been built by developer Stanhope…

Local illustrator Louis Fowler brings his prints to the pub

Since building a childhood passion for zoology during his primary school days at Flora Gardens, Hammersmith artist Louis Fowler has been marrying his love for animals with a unique talent for illustration. Now his intricate ink sketches of endangered species are being showcased at his local pub the Stonemason Arms, Cambridge Grove. His artworks on…

Initial results released for first phase of Cycle SuperHighway 9

Transport for London (TfL) has released their initial results of the consultation on the first phase of Cycle Superhighway 9 (CS9), a package of improvements for cyclists broadly along the A315 between Kensington Olympia and Brentford. Following the end of the consultation led by TfL in October 2017, some respondents raised concerns about elements of…